VIV Russia 2013 to highlight latest in animal protein industry

Event will include new MeatTech Russia theme

VNU Exhibitions Europe, together with ASTI Group, will organize VIV Russia 2013, a platform representing all parts of the feed to meat market for pigs and poultry.

VIV Russia, which will be held May 22–24, 2013, at the International Crocus Exhibition Center in Moscow, will showcase new products and services, state-of-the art technologies and the latest trends in the animal protein industry. In addition to the exhibition, an extensive conference and seminar program is in preparation.

More than 70 percent of the total exhibition area has already been booked or reserved by suppliers, including a considerable number of leading companies in various parts of the animal production and meat processing supply chain, such as Alltech, Provimi, Andritz Feed&Biofuel, Aviagen, Pas Reform, Big Dutchmen, Poly-Clip and Meyn Poultry Processing solutions. ”VIV Russia is offering international expertise to satisfy local needs,” said Guus van Ham, VNU Exhibitions’ project manager. ”The market has enormous opportunities for new investments and by improving the knowledge level  investments will yield even more return.”

One new initiative in for the 2013 show is MeatTech Russia. This theme presents international suppliers active in slaughter technology and the processing of red and white meat. It aims to better serve the growing number of VIV Russia visitors that work for or are linked to integrations. Just as in 2011 during the previous edition, the CropTech-FeedTech Russia Pavilion for the milling, processing, storage and handling of feed and crops will return to VIV Russia.